Way to start that first step (allegedly).
Way to start that first step (allegedly).

Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes Into Sober House in South L.A: First Step, Check

Twelve-steppers say you're invited to the program any time. Just crash the party.

But not like this.

Police report that at 12:55 a.m. Sunday a Ford Explorer careened into a sober living house, temporarily trapping the person behind the wheel and a passenger. Way to admit your powerlessness over alcohol. It happened ...

... at 8005 S. Figueroa St. in South L.A.

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The driver, who was not identified, was expected to be booked on suspicion of driving under the influence, cops said.

The two inside the SUV and four people inside the sober-living facility were hospitalized, according to the LAFD. Four out of the six who were transported were said to have serious injuries.

And yes, at the House of Uhuru Counseling Center you can attend AA meetings. Just be sure to knock before you crash their party.

-With reporting from City News Service. Got news? Email us. Follow us on Twitter, too: @dennisjromero.


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